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The Jewish Pirates

History often plays with the past and facts are often distorted or full of omissions. The many histories, novels, and movies, written about pirates, makes one think the largest group of pirates were English, French and Dutch with North African Moorish, Turkish and Chinese thrown…

A Trailerable Houseboat

At first glance, the Caraboat looks familiar but then again it is like nothing I have seen before. Basically, it is a luxury camper trailer or what the Europeans call a Caravan that also can be used as a boat. The concept of a houseboat…

Skipper’s Corner

What is one of the most important things to do to stay safe on your boat. The answer is to pay attention to what you are wearing or not wearing on your feet. It so happens that one of the most common cause of boating…

Sentinels and Saviors of the Sea

Each month, an interesting aspect of the world’s oldest continuous maritime service will be highlighted. The men and women of the United States Coast Guard follow in the fine tradition of the brave mariners who have served before them. As sentinels and saviors of the…

On Living Aboard

We’ve been isolated aboard ever since the Corona virus took over the country. The Blonde, my wife works from home, i.e. the boat, albeit far less then pre-epidemic. It’s relatively easy to keep out of the mainstream living on a boat full time as we…

NJ Fishing Report

Will March allow us more freedom from Covid? Tough to say as of February, but we can wish that it will get better month by month as we move into springtime. March is a month of excitement, mainly because it’s truly the first days of…

CT Fishing Report

You know you are racking up the fishing seasons, which sadly seem to pass at an ever increasing rate every year as one ages, which only means time flies when you are having fun, especially with a fishing rod in hand. Constant action helps push…

Legal Perspective – What Is A Maritime Lien?

Most people are familiar with the concept of liens in one way or another. If a contractor performs work for a homeowner and doesn’t get paid, they might assert a mechanic’s lien against the home. If a doctor provides a patient with treatment involving an…

LI Fishing Report

Before you know it we will be tearing off the shrink-wrap on the boat and scheduling launch dates. Now is the time to not only get your boat ready but a great time to take care of your tackle. Don’t wait until the last minute!…